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Flora of North America North of Mexico Volume 9: Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae will be published in January

14 November 2014

New publication available for prorder next month. Concise, easy to use, beautifully bound and illustrated, Flora of North America is an indispensable working resource for botanists, conservationists, ecologists, agronomists, foresters, range and land managers, horticulturists—anyone with a serious interest in the distribution, habitat, morphology, and survival of the wide-ranging plant life around us.

Pre-order date December 16, 2014

Publication date January 2015

 
Flora of North America North of Mexico Volume 9: Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae includes treatments prepared by 54 authors covering 691 species in 74 genera classified in four families, with the economically important Rosaceae being by far the largest in the volume with 680 species in 68 genera. Descriptions for all of the families, genera, and species are provided plus occurrence maps for species are included and 28% of the species are illustrated. Keys are included to aid in the identification of genera in families and species within the genera. Volume 9 is the eighteenth volume to be published in the planned 30-volume Flora of North America series.

More information about the book can be found at www.oup.com/us, Amazon.com, bn.com, or your local bookshop.

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